Columbia Mathematics Department Colloquium


"Gelfand pairs and invariant distributions"


Avraham Aizenbud and Dmitry Gourevitch

(Weizmann Institute, Israel)


First we will introduce the notion of Gelfand pair and its connection to invariant distributions. Then we will list some recent results on Gelfand pairs.

At the end we will discuss some tools used to achieve those results


  December 3rd, Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 pm

Mathematics 520

Tea will be served at 4:30pm